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Universität Lüneburg

Lüneburg University, Scharnhorststrasse 1, 21332 Lüneburg, Germany
4.16 / 5 based on 60 reviews.

Programmes
Accreditations
94% of students recommend
60 reviews
Housing
4.4/5
All experiences (60)
Student life
4.0/5
5 stars (30)
Academic
4.1/5
4 stars (24)
Languages
4.4/5
3 stars (6)
Expenses
3.8/5
2 stars (0)
Overall
4.6/5
1 star (0)
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clarityw, United States

1 3-star review of Universität Lüneburg

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Review by Clarity, University of Idaho, Moscow, United States
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HOUSING    
Personal assessment
Cost
KEY:
Couldn't have asked for more.
Pretty good.
Could've been better, but didn't lessen the overall experience.
Disappointing.
Facilities
Location
Cleanliness
Space
Type of housing: Apartment/House
Arranged by: Host university
If returning, I would choose: Apartment/House
Why? I was close to the center, so that weekends/evenings it was easy to go do things.
Personal comments:
none
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STUDENT LIFE    
Personal social experience
Activities
KEY:
Amazing! Hardly had time to study.
Plenty to do when I had the time.
So-so.
Did not get involved.
Nightlife
Travel
Overall
Describe host city: Students equally interact with the local and student community
Activities, Travel: Takes place mostly within the university/student environment
Nightlife: Takes place both within and outside of the university/student environment
Personal comments:
none
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ACADEMIC    
My academic experiences
Quality of courses
KEY:
Fantastic.
Pretty good.
Could've been a bit better.
Disappointing.
Variety of courses
Availability/access to resources
Interaction with teachers
Interaction with other international students
Interaction with local students
Course recommendations:



My opinion of the university assessment
Exams at end of course
KEY:
Liked it.
It was alright.
A bit annoying.
Didn't like it.
Exams throughout the course
Essays and/or projects at the end of course.
Essays and/or projects throughout the course
Overall
Personal comments:
The teachers there were required to format the courses along American standards (multiple exams, required homework, mandatory attendance). That was frustrating at times for both the teachers as well as the students.

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Language difficulties
Social
KEY:
No problems.
I coped pretty well.
Sometimes it was difficult.
It was a constant struggle.
Educational
Administrative / Institutional
Overall
Language of instruction: German
Was learning German a key decision factor?
Yes, I wanted to improve my German
How much did you improve your German?
My level before: Basic phrases
My level after: At ease in most situations
Personal comments:
no comment
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EXPENSES    
The accessibility of student needs
Second-hand text books
KEY:
Very easy.
Minimal effort.
Accessible but required effort.
Almost impossible.
Second-hand household items
Computers / Internet
Administrative
Money from home
Main source of funding:
Personal savings
Other sources of funding:
US financial aid
Work opportunities:
I worked during my study abroad experience
Personal spending habits:
Beer is cheaper; I traveled a lot which I don't do at home.
Travel, Overall, Housing: was more expensive than at home.
Food, Telephone: was the same price as at home.
Nightlife: was less expensive than at home.
Personal comments:
Germany has special telephone numbers which you can dial to and from there you can get cheap rates to the US or other countries.
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OVERALL    
Important to choosing this university...
Academic reasons
KEY:
Very Important.
Important.
Not really important.
Unimportant.
Culture
Costs
Activities
Campus life
Party / people
Weather / Location
I wish I had known...
how hard it would be to get to know German students.
In my opinion:
Most people loved it.



During my experience abroad, I ...
Became familiar with another culture
KEY:
Happened all the time.
Happened quite a lot.
Happened a bit.
Didn't happen.
Traveled
Improved language skills
Met people from other countries
Became more independent
Partied a lot
Experienced a change in life
Advanced my studies/career
Personal recommendation:
The Uni was good. I don't have any real complaints academically



FINAL COMMENTS

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